The Chicago Community Trust



For more than 92 years, The Chicago Community Trust has worked hand in hand with thousands of local residents who see how good Chicago can be and who want to be part of a promising future.


It is dedicated to the Chicago region and to endowing its future. Together with its donors, the Trust continues to address the region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.



The mission of the Trust is to lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of Chicago.


Web Address

www.cct.org/

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/thechicagocommunitytrust

Twitter - @chitrust

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.cct.org/taxonomy/term/97/all/feed

Assets

$1,582,884,555 - 2011-09-30
$1,635,374,374 - 2006-09-30


Giving

$107,880,213 - 2011-09-30
$73,888,335 - 2006-09-30


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Chicago Community Trust


Philadelphia Model: Reinvestment Fund and Philadelphia Foundation commit $10M to place ...
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Philadelphia Foundation

ImpactAlpha, April 27 – A community foundation and a longtime economic-development lender are teaming up to increase access to capital for schools, supermarkets, health care and housing projects...more

Community foundations create Great Lakes One Water Partnership
Foundation: Evanston Community Foundation, Porter County Community Foundation , Chicago Community Trust

The community foundations in the southwest region of Lake Michigan include: Evanston Community Foundation, Illinois; Legacy Foundation, Indiana; Porter County Community Foundation, Indiana; The...more

Unity Foundation to help water infrastructure initiative
Foundation: Evanston Community Foundation, Porter County Community Foundation , Chicago Community Trust

The community foundations in the southwest region of Lake Michigan include: Evanston Community Foundation (Illinois), Legacy Foundation (Indiana), ... Bill Higbie, with the Porter County Community...more

Salisbury's 'On The Table' meal series focuses on community, problem solving
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Chicago Community Trust

The meals are hosted by City of Salisbury's Youth Development Advisory Committee and funded through a Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore grant. Amber Green, youth development specialist, said...more

Help Us Raise $50K by 8/1 to Win a $50K Grant From The Chicago Community Trust
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

And in this uncertain era, Streetsblog Chicago is very fortunate to have incredible support from The Chicago Community Trust, the community foundation for the Chicago region. The Trust has been a key...more

Is Impact Investing the Next Big Thing for Donor-Advised Funds?
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

That's an important and intriguing question I've heard from donors and leaders in the philanthropy and impact investing sectors. I spoke with 10 ... Effectively linking DAFs and impact investing may...more

Series Uncovers Tides Foundation's Left Leanings, Also Reveals Earth is Round
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Community Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

It is worth noting that for an allegedly “secret” group, Tides is pretty open on its website, where the foundation writes, “Tides is a leader in global grantmaking and social change work,...more

Tides' Legal Laundering: An Incubator for the Left
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Community Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

... ($11.1 million); the Novo Foundation ($10.7 million); the Blue Shield of California Foundation ($9.6 million); the David and Lucile Packard Foundation ($7.75 million); the California Community...more

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